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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 3,613 students earned their Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in KY.

A Licensed Practical Nursing major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Kentucky

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3,117
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 468
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 468
Associate’s Degree 28

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, a licensed practical/vocational nurse training major is more popular with women than with men.

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 80.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Kentucky

9,790 people in the state and 701,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Kentucky

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training grads earn an average of $41,920 in the state and $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Kentucky that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

583 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,193 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. In their early career, West Kentucky Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,900. A typical student attending West Kentucky Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,330.

509 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,525 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation.

341 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,699 Total Students

A typical student attending Jefferson Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $5,543. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of the teachers are full time.

277 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,093 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 90% of the teachers are full time.

262 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,857 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. In their early career, SCC grads earn an average salary of $20,100. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,203.

242 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,542 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,800 after graduation. A typical student attending ACTC will pay a net price of $5,604. 98% of students get financical aid.

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Madisonville Community College will pay a net price of $4,757.

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,482 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,065. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time. In their early career, SKYCTC grads earn an average salary of $24,900.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,315 Total Students

In their early career, Southeast grads earn an average salary of $19,100. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,230.

140 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,185 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,685. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,200 a year.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in KY

Some of the careers licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8% $42,140

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing Assistants & Aides 48

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